Asa Packer Restoration

Asa’s Journey: The Newly Restored Asa Packer Painting

It began in May of 2016 when the portrait of Lehigh University founder, Asa Packer, was taken down from the Asa Packer Dining Room in the University Center. It hung above patrons for over 40 years. The painting was sent to Hartmann Fine Art Conservation in Carlisle, PA., where it underwent a deep cleaning and restoration. In October 2017, the painting returned home to Lehigh.

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Lehigh Baja: An Invaluable Experience

The Lehigh University Baja team is a student run organization that designs, manufactures, and races a single seat off-road vehicle. Members’ commitment to the team verges on addiction, spending countless hours in the lab working on the vehicle. This year, the team competed in Baja SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) sponsored events in Kansas and Illinois. During the events, universities from around the world compete against one another.

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Short Documentary: When Lehigh Beat Duke

On March 16, 2012, the No. 15-seeded Lehigh Mountain Hawks stunned mighty No. 2 Duke in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. It was a victory that put Lehigh basketball in the national spotlight, and helped launch the career of star guard C.J. McCollum. But it was no miracle, and to hear the players say it, it was no upset, either.

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Mountaintop 2016

Short Documentary: Summer at the Summit

Lehigh University’s Mountaintop experience gives students the freedom to pursue creative and innovative answers to challenges and questions. Students have 10 weeks to explore, to fail and to become inspired. This short documentary follows Mountaintop participants through their journey during the summer 2016 session.

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Malaika Spencer harvests pea shoots at Roots to River Farm in Solebury Township.

First Harvest and CSA

The first harvest at Roots to River Farm came in early June. With the harvest comes the first pick-up for folks who purchased shares of the crop through Community Supported Agriculture. This video is one in a series of stories about Roots to River Farm. Please visit the menu for a link to the project

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The 6th New York Independent Artillery fire a parrott rifle during a Civil War reenactment battle in Gettysburg, Saturday, July 6, 2013.

The 6th New York Artillery at Gettysburg 150

Civil War reenactors from around the country spent a week in Gettysburg participating in battle reenactments for the 150th anniversary. William Barnhardt, of Lahaska, Matt Howe, of Doylestwon, and Greg Webster, of Jamison, with the 6th New York Independent Battery artillery share their reasons of reenacting and thoughts about paying tribute to soldiers that fought in the Civil War.

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